Lucey Family History

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Lucey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luasaigh, an altered form of Mac Cluasaigh, a Cork name meaning ‘son of Cluasach’, a byname originally denoting someone with large or otherwise noticeable ears (from cluas ‘ear’). English and Irish (of Norman origin), French: habitational name from any of various places in Normandy and northern France originally named with the Latin personal name Lucius + the locative suffix -acum. English: variant of Luce 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Luce, Ducey, Lucas, Luc, Luca, Lundy, Lucy, Lucca, Lusby, Dacey

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Lucey Family Origin

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Lucey Family Occupations

What did your Lucey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lucey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 6% of Lucey's were Agricultural Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lucey family was Clerk Telegraph Messenger Branch. Agricultural Laborer, Barge Owner and Cabman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lucey.

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  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Barge Owner

  • Cabman

  • Clerk Telegraph Messenger Branch


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lucey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lucey Historical Records

What Lucey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lucey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lucey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lucey. For the veterans among your Lucey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lucey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lucey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lucey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lucey in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lucey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lucey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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